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ABC
Dec 27, 2012 11:00am PST
days late. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> still ahead, president obama arrives back in washington after cutting short his vacation the chilly political climate he's returning to. >>> shocking scare caught on camera what led hundreds of shoppers to stampede o >>> president obama is back in washington where the weather is just as frigid as the political climate inside. fiscal cliff talks appear to be going nowhere. the president is trying to hammer out a deal before major tax hikes and spending cuts kick in january 1st. this morning harry reid launched a scathing attack on house republicans for not returning to washington. >> i can't imagine their con chens they are out wherever -- consciences they are out wherever they are and we are trying get something done. >> newly appointed senator flew back with the president today, left governor currently will replace the late senator daniel inouye. >>> that looming fiscal cliff is having a huge effect on the stock market today. you can see the dow is down 135 points over 1%, consumer confidence very low because of concerns that fiscal cliff
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 11:00am PST
that washington lawmakers and the white house are closing in on a deal to avoid going over the fiscal cliff and triggering tax hikes for nearly everyone come january. karen travers reports on the president's new compromise and the republicans' back-up plan. >> reporter: negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff are heating up. both sides are starting to make concessions. this morning speaker boehner briefed republican lawmakers on where things stand. >> i continue to hope we can reach broad area agreement. >> reporter: yesterday boehner met with president obama for about 45 minutes. last night the white house presented him a new offer. the proposal includes 1.2 trillion in tax increases, down from the original offer 1.6 trillion. extending the bush tax cuts for every american earning less than $400,000 a year instead of $250,000. >> his position is not based on the notion that these rate have to go up because that's good, it is based on the necessity of having enough revenue as part of this balanced package. >> reporter: the white house plan would limit cost of living increases for social secu
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 11:00am PST
. >>> developing news in washington president obama just nominated senator john kerry to join his cabinet. >>> scuffle over air jordans. bay area security guard hurt as hundreds try to get a pair of new shoes. . >>> developing news out of washington. president obama is nominating senator kerry to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. the president made the announcement moments ago. kerry served as chairman of the foreign relations commit -- committee. he lept to the front of the list for the job after u.n. ambassador rice withdrew her name last week. >>> in newark mall security guard was punched in the face over a scuffle of air jordans. large crowd rushing through the door a man was apprehended for hitting the guard during the shoe frenzy. the new sneakers went on sale in morning a raffle system was implemented. >> i'm only interested in two pairs someone should be held accountable. they send out 20, 30 pairs when it is going to be 100, 2 sometimes like they are trying to initiate some type of difficulty. >> the sneakers retail for $185, resalers are offering the shoes for as mu
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
. the white house says the president will leave hawaii tonight on a red-eye to washington. lawmakers have less than a week to come up to agreement on how to avoid tax increases and spending cuts set to go into effect january. the first lady and the couple's two daughters will remain in hawaii for another 10 days. >>> for the first time starbucks' employees are being asked to write other than names on cups. the chain is asking employees in washington, d.c. to scribble the words "come together." as a message to lawmakers to settle the fiscal cliff. >> some spots blue skies, some parts grey clouds. >> interesting the colors you will see out there rainbow colors out there and we've had some in the south baylor, i'll show you one from mountain view, san jose we just had moderate rain roll through downtown, darker clouds off to the west there and that's what is going to head up into the santa cruz mountains shortly. one other advantage point, at least this side of san francisco, we are on the embarcadero side at front and vallejo streets where it looks quiet. if you look back the other way, rain com
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